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Hysterectomy Resources for Shawnee Mission, KS
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Shawnee Mission, KS, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.
What is a hysterectomy?
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.
Read more about hysterectomy.
Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Shawnee Mission, KS - Find More Doctors
|Jenifer Burkhalter, M.D.
950 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA 95831
|Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh, M.D.
120 Osler Drive
Naperville IL 60540
|Clifford Rogers, M.D.
The Everett Clinic, Dept. of Surgery and Gynecology
1330 Rockefeller Ave, Suite 120
Everett WA 98201
425 339 5424
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Shaghayegh DeNoble, M.D.
20 Wilsey Square
Ridgewood NJ 07450
|Steven McCarus, M.D.
400 Celebration Place Suite310
Celebration FL 34747
|Nathan Mordel, M.D.
105 Collier Road Suite 1010
Atlanta GA 30309
|Joseph S. Valenti, M.D.
2805 S. Mayhill Road
Denton TX 76208
|Caren C Reaves, M.D.
Caring for Women
2805 S. Mayhill Rd
Denton TX 76208
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Hospitals in or near Shawnee Mission, KS - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Shawnee Mission Medical Center
9100 W 74th St
Shawnee Mission KS 66204
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?
Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.
Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.
Read more about the different hysterectomy types:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Henry Richard BISHOP MD.|
Suggestion by Aunt Bee :
"Dr. Bishop has a sound reputation for his experience surgical skills and gentle bedside manner. He is kind and compassionate and spends time with his patients. He likes to teach so spends time expla...(Read More)
| ||Rhea A ROGERS MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa M :
"Dr. Rogers has been very good with me. She has explained everything in a clear mannor prior to each of my surgeries. My husband was really impressed because she got right to the point explained what...(Read More)
| ||James MIRABILE MD.|
Suggestion by Marilee :
"Dr. Mirabile explained my problems to both my husband and me and gave us conservative and definitive options. He actually listened!! The results from my surgery were aided by the confidence he demon...(Read More)
| ||Brooke GRIZZELL MD.|
Suggestion by Angela :
"Dr. Grizzell is very confident and patient. She listens and pays attention. She encourages questions and has been very helpful....(Read More)
| ||Sharon K BREIT MD.|
Suggestion by Karen G :
"After years attempting to convince doctors I had female reproductive problems which required more than 'you should expect these issues at your age (starting at 35yrs)' Dr. Breit patiently took the ti...(Read More)
| ||Carrie Ann GROUNDS MD.|
Suggestion by Della :
"I highly recommend Dr. Carrie Grounds because she's empathetic social respectful and kind as well as a great surgeon. She takes the time to listen to her patients to find out what is needed and a...(Read More)
| ||Jeannine COBBS MD.|
Suggestion by D. Sherrick :
"I was thoroughly impressed with Dr.Cobbs she has a tremendous passion for her work and for her patients under her care. Dr Cobbs makes her patients feel like equals and takes the time to listen and...(Read More)
| ||Scott Eldon GRAY MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by Miss Bee :
"He was the perinatologist for a co-worker of mine. She said he was wonderful to her during a very frightening time in her pregnancy. I was one of Dr. Gray's students and think he's a wonderful person....(Read More)
HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion
Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!
HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.
Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.
Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.
The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.
Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.
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